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Interview: Ziad Doueiri Talks About The Attack

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a novel by Yasmina Khadra, the film took Doueiri six years to bring to the screen, much of it spent trying to adapt the novel with collaborator Joelle Touma, his wife, and an almost equal period trying to find the money to film in Israel and Palestinian territories.

Despite a Tenuous Peace, Mistrust Remains High in Beirut

Jared Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Levy

Nearly two months after the cessation of violence in Hamra, sectarian and political tensions continue to run high.